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Native Investigator

Jeffrey A. Henderson, MD, M.P.H.

Professional Information
Pilot Project


1999 University of Washington, Seattle, Washington  M. P. H.  - Public Health
1989-1992 University of Washington, Seattle, Washington - Residency (Internal Medicine)
1989 University of California, San Diego, California  M.D.  - Medicine
1985 University of California, San Diego, California  B.S. - Biology

Professional Experience

1999-Present Governing Board Member of the Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC)
1999-Present Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, American Indian Alaska Native Programs

President and Chief Executive Officer, Black Hills Center for American Indian Health

1998-Present Co-Investigator, Strong Heart Study, Dakota Center
1996-1998 Medical Officer, Director, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Sioux San Hospital, Rapid City, South Dakota
1994-1996 Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
1992-1994 Clinical Director/Supervisory Medical Officer, U.S. Public Health Service Indian Hospital, Eagle Butte, South Dakota
1989-1992 Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1988-1989 Multi-Subject Tutor, San Diego Unified School District, Title IV Indian Education program, San Diego, California
1988 Clinical Intern, United States Public Health Service Indian Hospital, Eagle Butte, South Dakota
1986 Clinical Intern, United States Public Service Indian Hospital, Santa Fe, New Mexico


1999-Present Strong Heart Study Steering Committee Member 
1995-Present American Public Health Association
1995-1997 National Rural Health Association 
1994-1996 American Indian Health Commission for Washington State, seated Delegate representing the Seattle Indian Health Board
1989-Present Association of American Indian Physicians
1985-Present American Indian Science and Engineering Society
1994-1995 Association of American Indian Physicians Executive Board, Member-At-Large
1993-1994 Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Healthy Nations Grant Task Force, Member
1992-1994 Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Member
1987-1989 Association of Native American Medical Students' Executive Council 
1987-1989 Upjohn Medical Student Advisory Panel, Member
1988-1989 Consortium of Medical Student Organizations, Seated Delegate

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